Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Isakson, Perdue, Senate reject gun measures. Cedartown's huge weekend includes new Coke museum, sports walk of fame premieres. Paddle Georgia updates. Weather: Back in the 90s -- and more coverage.

The local news you need throughout your busy day from www.hometownheadlines.com

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • After a high of 90 Monday; 92 today and it gets warmer. Plus: More weather coverage. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • U.S. Senate, including Isakson and Perdue, reject four gun control measures on Monday. Comments and how each voted. Senate
  • Huge weekend in Cedartown with Coca-Cola Museum and Sports Walk of Fame open; Friday night concert; theater production. Big weekend
  • Outdoors: Paddle Georgia flotilla continues 103-mile journey to Rome. Photos, calendar, additional coverage. Outdoors
  • Georgia Supreme Court disbars George Houser, earlier convicted of fraud, other charges tied to three nursing homes. Disbar
  • 11 names in play so far to replace Superior Court Judge Walter J. Matthews. Nominations
  • Buzz: Saturday concert to benefits DIGS. Movie project to close part of Red Top Mountain Road on Monday. More community news.  Buzz
  • Georgia Health News: Will Louisiana Medicaid expansion be model for other states? Health
  • Remembering Mr. Marion Ralph 'Ray' McLamb III, Mr. Joe Shiver, Jimmy Lonnie Wilkins. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Recommended reads:

  • Floyd Schools, first responders produce chilling video that will change the way you drive, let alone your teenagers. Video
  • 2016 Guide to Summer Camps in Northwest Georgia. Camps
  • Vacation Bible Schools plan a busy summer. What's ahead. VBS
  • Northwest Georgia traffic conditions via Google Maps or Waze.
  • Today's business headlines from  Georgia Trend
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Five Rome Braves in tonight's All-Star game, playing for the southern division.
  • Next: All-Star break through Wednesday; home Thursday-Sunday vs. Charleston.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: Off Monday; at Marlins today, Wednesday. Home Thursday-Sunday vs. Mets.
  • Links to high school football schedules this fall.
  • Links to sports summer camps. Football, baseball and more.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

Please join our guests from 7-9 a.m. including:

  • At 7:20 a.m.: Joe Cook, who's on the river with Paddle Georgia, updates us on the trip winding its way to Rome this week.
  • At 7:40 a.m.: A meteorologist with the National Weather Service's Peachtree city office on our official start to summer and how hot will it be.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Robyn Matthews of the Northwest Georgia chapter of the Alzheimer's Association on the upcoming spirit night and the November walk.

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